Created by Susan Stagg-Williams, Dieter Andrew Schweiss, Gavin Sy, and H. Scott Fogler, 1994
Updated by Apeksha Bandi, Gustav Sandborgh, and Arthur Shih, 2013

Welcome to the Cobra Problem!

Most people die within 30 minutes of being bitten by a cobra--unless they receive an injection of antivenom, that is. With that cheery thought in mind, let's take a look at how the human body is affected by cobra venom, how antivenom works, and how one might use chemical engineering principles to model these interactions.